KM Files Amicus Brief Regarding Second Circuit Decision Exempting Overseas Manipulation of US Futures Exchanges from CEA
The Second Circuit decision exempts manipulation of US futures exchanges from the Commodities Exchange Act—the main body of law governing such exchanges—provided the conduct is carried out from overseas locations. It poses a fundamental threat to the integrity of those markets, with far-reaching adverse economic consequences for American businesses and consumers.
Karen Lerner Named to 2023 Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar by The National Law Journal for Second Year Running
Kirby McInerney is proud to announce that for the second year in a row, The National Law Journal has named partner Karen Lerner one of its 2023 Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar, part of The National Law Journal's 2023 Elite Trial Lawyers awards.
Kirby McInerney Obtains Final Approval of $15.7 Million Settlement in JPMorgan Treasury Futures Spoofing Antitrust Litigation
The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP is proud to announce that the Hon. Judge Paul A. Engelmayer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has granted final approval of its $15.7 million settlement in In re JPMorgan Treasury Futures Spoofing Litig., No. 1:20-cv-03515 (S.D.N.Y.).
Kirby McInerney Announces Landmark CFTC Whistleblower Award Of Nearly $200 Million - The Firm's Whistleblower Client Helped Multiple Government Regulators Obtain Fines For Manipulation of Financial Benchmarks
The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP announces that its whistleblower client has been awarded nearly $200 million by the whistleblower program of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”). Today’s CFTC whistleblower award is the largest, publicly-announced single whistleblower award arising under the Dodd-Frank whistleblower reward programs (the CFTC and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”)) as well as under other whistleblower programs including the IRS and the federal and state false claims acts.
The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP is pleased to announce that partner Randall Fox has been named the 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” by the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund (“TAFEF”), which is the leading public advocacy group for whistleblowers.
Major Wall Street banks have taken part in a more than decadelong, multibillion-dollar scheme to manipulate the benchmark prices used to value credit default swap contracts at settlement, New Mexico's State Investment Council has alleged in a new proposed antitrust class action.